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Should The Opioid Crisis Be Declared A National Emergency? - NPR

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:31

NPR

Should The Opioid Crisis Be Declared A National Emergency?
NPR
A White House commission released a report this week on America's opioid crisis with an urgent recommendation — that President Trump declare it a national emergency. Some medical professionals and others who work to treat drug addiction are praising ...
Other view: Declare opioid 'national emergency'Jackson Clarion Ledger
White House Opioid Commission Calls for State, Federal PDMP InteroperabilityHealthcare Informatics
Sen. Cory Booker's New Marijuana Bill Could Be the Answer to Curbing the Deadly Opioid CrisisAtlanta Black Star
grbj.com -WJLA -Ironton Tribune -Whitehouse.gov
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Categories: Health

Transgender man from Oregon gives birth to baby boy - NOLA.com

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:10

NOLA.com

Transgender man from Oregon gives birth to baby boy
NOLA.com
Trystan Reese, a transgender man, gave birth to a healthy boy on July 14 in Portland, Ore. (Still photo from video by Amber Ferguson/The Washington Post). Trystan Reese, a transgender man, gave birth to a healthy boy on July 14 in Portland, Ore. (Still ...
Transgender man gives birth to a boyCNN
Biff and I - Home | FacebookFacebook
Biff and I - We've got news! - FacebookFacebook
KATU -KATU
all 105 news articles »
Categories: Health

AP: Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers - WTSP 10 News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:24

WTSP 10 News

AP: Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers
WTSP 10 News
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases. That's according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. The trend is particularly alarming as baby boomers ...

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Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children - BBC News

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:38

BBC News

Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children
BBC News
More than a million children in Yemen are at high risk of dying from cholera, says Save the Children. The charity warns that the children are severely malnourished, and living in some of the areas of the country worst hit by the disease. The number of ...
One million children at risk of cholera in Yemen's 'man-made disaster'FRANCE 24
Yemen struggling under weight of cholera epidemicUPI.com
More than 1 million malnourished children in Yemen at risk of cholera: charityReuters
Eyewitness News -Sky News Australia -euronews -Press TV
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Doctor delivers baby while in labor herself - The Week Magazine

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:59

The Week Magazine

Doctor delivers baby while in labor herself
The Week Magazine
Even though she was due to have her own child any minute, when Dr. Amanda Hess heard that the baby of one of her patients was in distress, she threw on another hospital gown and got to work. The Kentucky OB/GYN had just been induced at Kentucky's ...
Pregnant Doctor Delivers Patient's Baby Before Giving Birth HerselfHuffPost
Doctor preparing to have her own baby takes break to help mother in laborKIRO Seattle
Amazing! Pregnant doctor stops her own delivery to deliver another woman's baby in the wardIndia TV
Financial Express -Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 -WXIA-TV -BABW News
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Veiled marketing: Anti-smoking groups slam Indonesia's Big Tobacco - Reuters

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 04:18

Reuters

Veiled marketing: Anti-smoking groups slam Indonesia's Big Tobacco
Reuters
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Anti-smoking groups in Indonesia have slammed Big Tobacco for promoting sales by giving retailers cash rewards, shopping vouchers and even money to renovate, urging authorities to enforce advertising curbs to safeguard public ...
covered marketingMENAFN.COM

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Categories: Health

Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017 - CBS News

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 22:38

CBS News

Florida confirms first sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017
CBS News
MIAMI -- Florida health officials have reported the state's first sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017. The Florida Department of Health confirmed the case in Pinellas County on Tuesday, and said there was no evidence that transmission through ...
Zika virus sexually transmitted in Florida, officials sayFox News
Florida reports 1st sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017Washington Post
Florida reports first sexually transmitted Zika infection of 2017Miami Herald
Bradenton Herald -Orlando Sentinel -WPXI Pittsburgh -whnt.com
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Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack Recalled for Burn Risk - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 21:20

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Liquid Glitter iPhone Cases Sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack Recalled for Burn Risk
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Decorative iPhone cases sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack and other stores have been recalled by their manufacturer because a liquid glitter inside the cases can cause skin irritation and chemical burns. MixBin Electronics recalled 24 styles of ...
These 'Glitter' iPhone Cases Could Cause Skin BurnsW*USA 9
Recall Alert: These glittery iPhone cases can burn your skinFOX5 Las Vegas
iPhone cases recalled over risk of chemical burnsWLWT Cincinnati
FOX43.com -12newsnow.com -NBC4i.com -Gizmodo
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Your Kitchen Sponge Is Gross, and Cleaning It Isn't Helping - New York Magazine

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 21:14

New York Magazine

Your Kitchen Sponge Is Gross, and Cleaning It Isn't Helping
New York Magazine
Maybe you saw the MythBusters on the secret grossness of everyday items like the kitchen sponge, and resolved to clean up your act by tossing the bacteria-ridden thing in the dishwasher or microwave every so often. Alas, according to a new study from ...
Sponges pack more bacteria than toilets: studyNew York Daily News
Here's How Often You Should Really Replace Your SpongeTIME
Microwaving Your Kitchen Sponge Won't Save You from MicrobesNOVA Next
Barfblog (blog) -Laboratory Equipment -IFLScience -Gizmodo Australia
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Mom's alarming photo of sleeping toddler warns parents of indoor heatstroke - ABC News

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:57

ABC News

Mom's alarming photo of sleeping toddler warns parents of indoor heatstroke
ABC News
A Canadian mother is hoping to bring awareness to the dangers of indoor heatstroke, which she said could have taken the life of her 3-year-old daughter. Jenn Abma of Edmonton, Alberta, told ABC News that she went upstairs to wake her toddler, Anastasia ...
Mom warns of indoor heatstroke after 2-year-old was "minutes from death"CBS News
Mom Warns Parents After Daughter Suffers From Heatstroke IndoorsGoodHousekeeping.com
Toddler suffers heat stroke during afternoon napFox News
Refinery29 -POPSUGAR -WTSP 10 News -INSIDER
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New York growing its number of medical marijuana suppliers, though demand remains low - New York Daily News

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:36

New York Daily News

New York growing its number of medical marijuana suppliers, though demand remains low
New York Daily News
Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care, at the company's Union Square medical marijuana dispensary on in January 2016. (James Keivom/New York Daily News). BY Kenneth Lovett. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 4:33 PM. ALBANY ...
It's going to get easier to buy medical marijuana in NYNew York Post
Medical marijuana coming to Dutchess CountyPoughkeepsie Journal
Third medical marijuana distributor to open in Erie CountyBuffalo News
Newsday -SILive.com -Auburn Citizen (blog) -NEWS10 ABC
all 17 news articles »Google News
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Second Mother Warns Against Letting Anyone Kiss Your Baby After Her Son Gets Herpes - CBS Local

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 19:23

CBS Local

Second Mother Warns Against Letting Anyone Kiss Your Baby After Her Son Gets Herpes
CBS Local
CBS Local — An Iowa mother is sharing upsetting photos of her 1-year-old son covered in red sores after he tested positive for the herpes virus. Samantha Rogers, of Des Moines, said her baby Juliano developed the sores in and around his mouth, and ...
Mom warns parents after baby contracts herpesWLS-TV
Toddler recovering after severe cold sore break outkfor.com
Baby recovering after outbreak of cold soresKPRC Houston
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -NEWS.com.au -WOAI -WNYT
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Viral post claims NC woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach - 13WMAZ

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:27

13WMAZ

Viral post claims NC woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach
13WMAZ
A Facebook post shows Fetterman being secured into a stretcher and taken to UNC Medical Center. Hiwot Hailu, WCNC 11:10 PM. EDT July 31, 2017. Via Marsha Beal's Facebook page. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. MYRTLE ...

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Gum infections linked to several cancers in women - Reuters

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:32

Economic Times

Gum infections linked to several cancers in women
Reuters
Reuters Health - Older women with gum infections are more likely to get many common cancers than their peers who have perfect oral health, a recent study suggests. Researchers focused on what's known as periodontal disease, serious infections in the ...
Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older WomenGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Gum Disease Significantly Increases Risk for Many CancersMedscape
Gum disease increases risk for cancer in older womenHealio
New York Daily News -Laboratory Equipment -Philly.com -Medical News Today
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We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people - Vox

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 16:30

Vox

We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people
Vox
The smoking rate in America has declined dramatically — from around 32 percent in the 1980s to 15 percent today. But over the last couple of years, this smoking prevalence hasn't budged while rates have continued to decline in other rich countries.
FDA Gets It Right by Embracing Tobacco Harm ReductionDaily Signal
FDA aiming to reduce levels of nicotine in cigarettesCTV News
Breaking addiction: On FDA proposal to reduce nicotine levelsThe Hindu
The Philadelphia Tribune -Renal and Urology News -wivb.com -Times of India
all 39 news articles »
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FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia - FDA.gov

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:13

Channel NewsAsia

FDA approves new targeted treatment for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia
FDA.gov
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Idhifa (enasidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation. The drug is approved for use with a companion ...
A small biotech behind a groundbreaking approach to tackling cancer just got its first drug approvedBusiness Insider
Enasidenib Approved for IDH2-Mutated Patients With Relapsed/Refractory AMLAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
FDA Approves IDH2 Inhibitor for AMLMedPage Today
UPI.com -Reuters -Pharmacy Times -Cancer Therapy Advisor
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ACA Uncertainty Won't Alter Population Health Focus for Hospitals - Health IT Analytics

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 13:54

Health IT Analytics

ACA Uncertainty Won't Alter Population Health Focus for Hospitals
Health IT Analytics
Hospitals are steadfastly pursuing population health management despite continued uncertainty over the ACA and the insurance marketplace. Population health in hospitals and the ACA. Source: Thinkstock. By Jennifer Bresnick. August 01, 2017 - Despite ...
As a mom and a scientist, I know we must keep the Affordable Care ActSan Francisco Chronicle
On health reform, forget politicians. What do doctors and patients want?USA TODAY
Edward Volpintesta: Politicians should ask physicians for solutions in health care debateDanbury News Times
Washington Post -NBCNews.com -The Atlantic -Washington Examiner
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Health notes: Marijuana and PTSD, an aspirin campaign and more - Duluth News Tribune

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:59

Duluth News Tribune

Health notes: Marijuana and PTSD, an aspirin campaign and more
Duluth News Tribune
The list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Minnesota grows again today with the addition of post-traumatic stress condition. Patients certified by a doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner as having PTSD can start receiving ...
PTSD patients eligible for medical marijuana starting todayPost-Bulletin
Poll: 78% of Utah Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Medical MarijuanaTheJointBlog (blog)

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Mediterranean Diet Underscores Disparity Between Rich & Poor - Courthouse News Service

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 01:14

Telegraph.co.uk

Mediterranean Diet Underscores Disparity Between Rich & Poor
Courthouse News Service
(CN) – The widely touted health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet comes with a surprising caveat – it works best if you're rich. A study conducted by Italian researchers and published Monday in the International Journal of Epidemiology showed ...
Health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are confirmed, but just for the upper classEurekAlert (press release)
The Mediterranean Diet Only Works for Rich People, Study SaysInverse
Mediterranean diet only works if you earn £35000 a year and can afford quality food, study suggestsTelegraph.co.uk
CTV News -International Business Times UK -The Times -WENY-TV
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Woman says mom contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach - WLS-TV

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 00:11

WLS-TV

Woman says mom contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach
WLS-TV
A Lumberton woman has taken to Facebook asking for prayers, claiming her mother contracted flesh eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach. (WTVD). By Stephanie Lopez. Monday, July 31, 2017 07:10PM. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --. A North Carolina woman has taken to ...
Viral Post Claims NC Woman Contracted Flesh-Eating Bacteria at Myrtle BeachWLTX.com
DHEC releases statement regarding potential case of flesh-eating bacteria in Myrtle BeachLive 5 News
Myrtle Beach water gave me flesh-eating bacteria, NC woman saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
WMBF -WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC -ABC NEWS 4 -Myrtle Beach Sun News
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